SFS is participating in God’s kingdom mission by developing systems of theological education that are affordable, accessible, relevant, and faithful. This week, we are sharing the story of student Paul Gericke and what affordable, accessible, and relevant has meant for him.
Sioux Falls Seminary is called to develop systems of theological education and integrated counseling that are affordable, accessible, relevant, and faithful. This best articulates the ways in which we participate in God’s kingdom mission. But what, you may wonder, does that sentence actually mean?
In writing to the church at Ephesus, Paul writes as one rejoicing in the progress of a beloved people. He has “heard of [their] faith in the Lord Jesus and [their] love toward all the saints,” and does “not cease in [giving] thanks for [them], remembering [them] in [his] prayers” (Eph. 1:15-16).
Sioux Falls Seminary's future plans are rooted in a belief that God is at work and that we're called to participate in that work. At times, that will mean strengthening what's been done in the past. While other times we'll need to honor the past and look toward the future.
Today’s article is meant to provide a summary of what we learned over the past twelve weeks as well as links to the various articles. Feel free to share these articles with others. As we stated in the beginning, our hope was to start a conversation around these topics.
We have been looking at the topic of operational models and student educational debt at seminaries within the Association of Theological Schools. We’ve spent some time looking at why we care and what we know. Today, we continue providing several practical ideas that may help us move forward.
Representatives of Sioux Falls Seminary and Taylor Seminary have just returned from Cameroon where a growing partnership in theological education is taking shape with the Cameroon Baptist Convention and its two seminaries.
We've been looking at practical ideas that may help us address the issue of student debt. It is a multi-faceted concern, and we believe institutions must attack it from three angles: cost reduction, revenue generation, and curriculum development. Today, we will explore revenue generation.
The past nine weeks we've looked at the topic of operational models and student educational debt at seminaries within the Association of Theological Schools . We’ve spent time looking at why we care and what we know. Today, we begin providing several practical ideas that may help us move forward.
After research, conversations, and reviewing efforts that some schools have made to address the rising cost of theological education, we've concluded that schools may, at times, choose to take the easy way out rather than dealing with the hard realities facing the industry.